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Aphrodite Temple, better known under the name Parthenon, is considered the main historic landmark of Athens. The building has a miraculous construction from an archaeological point of view. Built in the 5th century BC, Parthenon consists of numerous columns and looks very light weighted at a glance. There is another important landmark nearby – the Erechtheion that was constructed in the 5th century. Many centuries ago a beautiful palace stood on the site of the ancient temple. According to a legend, the dispute between Poseidon and Aphrodite took place at that palace. The territory around the Erechtheion is decorated with beautiful statues, the most famous of which are Caryatid sculptures. One of the statues was brought to the British Museum in order to keep it in safety. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Samos

Advices for travellers

8. Planning a vacation on Samos tourists should have comfortable shoes as one will not be able to endure long exploration of the local sights in misfit shoes. To visit beaches and seaside tourists will need special beach footwear as far not all the beaches of Samos feature ultimate cleanness. 7. Tourists are offered more than two dozens of exciting routes. The best time to set off for nature sites … Open

Travel guide to Samos

You can discover several interesting sightseeing objects in the vicinity of Karlovazi village. Many come here to admire unique mountain gorges and waterfalls, while others are attracted by the ancient Church of the Transfiguration, which is the oldest one on the island. Near the church, you can see the ruins of an ancient Venetian fortress. Directly in the village don't miss the opportunity to visit the Winemaking … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

As for popular ethnic treats the original moussaka is well worth tourists’ attention. This is a vegetable dish made of eggplants. Local cuisine keeps several hundreds of recipes of moussaka cooking. These recipes are known as among expert cooks and chefs so among housewives. Local menu will be of great interest as for vegetarian diet followers so for gourmands giving preference to original vegetable dishes. On … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Another destination offering the most scenic beaches is the Kokkari village being a perfect place for those tourists wishing to get lost and to escape the civilization. Those travelers who get used to a more comfortable ambience will love a beach area near the Lemonaki village. This well equipped beach sinking in wild greenery will be a perfect place for serene leisure with kids. Near the Tsamadou town tourists will … Open

Cultural excursion through Samos - things to see

The center of the city locates a marvelous street running along a seaside which main attraction is the Statue of Pythagoras. The island is a birthplace of many antique noble people, with Epicurus, Pythagoras, Aristarchus and Melissus among them. Natural attractions admirers will love to visit the Pythagoras cave which is formed in one of the stiff slopes. One can get to the cave only on foot. In the suburbs of the … Open

Samos sightseeing

The most popular beach of Samos is named Potami. It stretches over one kilometer, and is located near the rocky ranges and magnificent forests. Don’t forget to make a walk to such secluded parts of the island as Megalo Seitani and Micro Seitani beaches. The majority of the beaches are covered by shingle, and some of them are not protected from the wind by mountains, so they attract many windsurfers. Among … Open

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